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Μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον -> Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus l. 1225

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P. and V. ἔμπειρος (gen.), ἐπιστήμων (gen.), V. ἴδρις (gen.); see versed in.

Knowing: V. ἴστωρ (gen.) (also Plat. but rare P.).

He made himself acquainted with all he could of the Persian language and the customs of the country: P. τῆς Περσίδος γλώσσης ὅσα ἠδύνατο κατενόησε καὶ τῶν ἐπιτηδευμάτων τῆς χώρας (Thuc. 1, 138).